A book and exhibition celebrate the work of Augustus Frederick Sherman, who documented the faces of over 250 people who passed through his workplace’s halls.
Remembering Little Syria, a Forgotten Manhattan Neighborhood
From the 1880s to 1940s, a community of mostly Arab Americans thrived in a Lower Manhattan neighborhood that would later be the site of the World Trade Center.
Portraits from Ellis Island’s Abandoned Immigrant Hospital
The Ellis Island hospital, which treated 1.2 million immigrant patients between 1901 and its abandonment in 1954, is once again open to the public. In conjunction with the reopening, the French street artist JR has installed paste ups of archival photographs throughout the building that give a historic, human context to the decrepit space.